About Tricore

In the right hands, signs of illness can point to a cure.

The greatest minds in medicine are only as good as the information they have access to. The laboratory produces a rich pool of information and insight that provides clarity and drives healthcare decisions for individuals and populations.

TriCore was founded in 1998 as an independent, not-for-profit, clinical laboratory, sponsored through a unique collaboration between Presbyterian Healthcare Services and the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center.

Our core competency is lab. From sample collection and analysis, to result reporting, to managing labs, to training the next generation of healthcare professionals, we have a relentless drive to improve processes, eliminate errors, and empower our partners to lead others to better healthcare through accurate diagnoses. Our network of specialized laboratories provides accurate and timely results, allowing clinicians to more easily care for their patients.

TriCore is more than a lab.

TriCore is TriCore Research Institute: With more than 20 years of device trial and research expertise, and a diverse biorepository, TriCore Research Institute’s experienced principal investigators, research coordinators, scientists, technologists, and laboratory assistants have the knowledge and cutting-edge resources to steer your clinical trials to successful completion, meticulously and efficiently.

TriCore is Rhodes Group: Rhodes Group is a laboratory information technology and services company that brings together software, clinical, financial, and operational acumen to help clients succeed. Through Rhodes Group, we protect the integrity of laboratory data as it is translated into information, providing laboratory professionals with a better view of what is ailing their laboratories and networks.

Our Mission

Through excellence in laboratory science, education, and research, we improve the health of our communities.

Our Vision

To redefine the laboratory as a strategic partner in healthcare.

TriCore in the News

See what TriCore is doing to ensure healthier communities.

Connectivity and control-pivotal issues at the POC

March 2022—How can we connect these point-of-care devices? How do we standardize and ensure competency? How do we get the results from at-home testing? How can we integrate point-of-care information into the whole of analytics? Read the full article  

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TriCore Welcomes Two New Officers to Its Executive Management Team

TriCore Media Contact: Beth Bailey Director, Organizational Development & Communications 505.938.8393 /  beth.bailey@tricore.org   TriCore Welcomes Two New Officers to Its Executive Management Team   For Immediate Release – April 13, 2022, Albuquerque, New Mexico – TriCore announced that   Dr. Arand Pierce has been appointed Chief Medical Officer and Eric Carbonneau has been named Chief…

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NM Is Looking at Blood Samples of Children to See if They Have Had COVID-19 in the Past

https://www.koat.com/article/nm-is-looking-at-blood-samples-of-children-to-see-if-they-have-had-covid-19-in-the-past/38642855   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — How many kids have actually gotten COVID-19 has been somewhat of a mystery. “For the most part (they have been) asymptomatic until recently,” said Dr. Veronica Luzzi, of TriCore (Reference Laboratories). “So, the detection goes very silent in the population.” RELATED: How to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine for young children…

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